Emotional Challenges, Resilience and Adapting to the New Normal

Common emotional challenges after transplant and how to manage them.

This presentation is given by Dr. Richard McQuellon, Professor in the Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology and the Director of the Psychosocial Oncology and Cancer Patient Support Programs at Wake Forest University/Baptist Medical Center. 
In this workshop, Dr. McQuellon talks about:
  • Strategies for managing emotional challenges
  • The formula for emotional well-being that your mother may have given you
  • Hospital discharge and early recovery
  • Long-term recovery
  • How to ‘grow’ resilience
  • What do stem cell transplant recipients tell us about emotional challenges?
  • Managing symptoms/problems
  • Who needs a personal survivorship counselor/professional help?
  • The distress thermometer
  • Adapting to your new normal
  • You can laugh a lot; live a lot; love a lot

This video is a recording of the workshop conducted at the 2017 Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Survivorship Symposium. It is a 30-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session.

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